Bedtime Eyes

Books / Reviews | ESSENTIAL READING FOR JAPANOPHILES Dec 12, 2015

Bedtime Eyes

by Iain Maloney

A direct influence on authors Risa Wataya and Hitomi Kanehara, Amy Yamada was part of the shinjinrui (new breed) generation that came of age in the late '70s, the first to grow up in an affluent, peaceful postwar Japan. Side-effects of prosperity included ennui ...

Editorials Apr 26, 2008

Unwise testing in education

A bout 2.32 million sixth graders and third-year middle school students took part in the education ministry's nationwide scholastic tests Tuesday. The tests, which cover Japanese and mathematics, followed similar tests that were carried out last year for the first time in 43 years. ...